As the editors of the special issue for coach developers, we have rounded out the research-based articles within this issue by seeking the perspectives of practitioners worldwide on what it means to be a coach developer in their respective countries. We ask three simple questions that are answered directly by active coach developers. Their answers bring to light the reality of coach developers’ experiences and their interests in the advancement of the field within the near future. In this short article, practitioners from countries in Africa, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania provide valuable input in understanding this burgeoning field.
Callary is with the Department of Experiential Studies in Community and Sport, Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Gearity is with the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO.